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Electrical Construction Coordinator

Company: Orbital
Location: Hammond
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Working with our business partners to create, improve and sustain industry and infrastructure. Orbital Engineering has been driven by this core purpose for more than 50 years - energizing Orbital team members and helping our clients solve challenging and complex problems with innovative engineering, inspection, and construction solutions. Orbital team members are guided by the fundamental beliefs of building trusted relationships, personal accountability, innovation, and excellence in everything we do. Orbital is looking for others to join our team to continue activating our purpose and embrace our values.Orbital is seeking a Electrical Construction Coordinator (Electrical Transmission & Distribution) to join the Electric Services Construction Coordinator Program based out of our Hammond, IN location. The role will entail planning and coordinating construction activities for a designated project to ensure the goals and objectives of the project are accomplished within the project schedule and budget constraints by performing the duties listed below.Each Coordinator is assigned to one specific project for an extended period of time. The assigned project area can be located anywhere within the client's Electric Services territory: East-West between the Illinois State Line & the Ohio State Line and North-South between the Michigan State Line & as far south as Pine Village. Projects are assigned to Coordinators based on geographical location, skill level, and experience.Responsibilities include but are not limited to: At all times, provide safety oversight in an effort to ensure compliance with all safety procedures at site. Report safety compliance issues and safety incidents to client's construction manager and Orbital supervisor. Work with construction supervision and on-site safety personnel to stop unsafe construction activities.Prior to construction, participate in construction activity planning, pre-construction drawing reviews, and overall constructability reviews. Inspect construction site and complete pre-construction checklist tasks. Ensure necessary permits (local, state, environmental, etc.) and site/job specific plans (environmental, safety, etc.) are in place, signed, and posted at the job site.During construction, inspect work to ensure that all safety and environmental policies are being followed and that the project is being constructed per the applicable specifications, drawings, and permits. Manage communication with construction crew(s), client project manager, and engineering to resolve all queries (Requests for Information or RFI's) that may inhibit construction progress.During construction, identify field-purchased material needs and communicate those needs to the client Construction Manager in writing. Order materials and rental equipment as necessary and coordinate deliveries. Inventory materials and identify shortages as the project progresses in order to prevent delays in schedule.During construction, prepare Daily Log Reports that indicate progression of project to outline deficiencies in schedule, track completed construction activities, highlight safety incidents, and monitor compliance of work with specifications/drawings.During construction, perform other miscellaneous duties including maintaining redline construction drawing markups, completing weekly safety audits, communicating scope changes, confirming utility locates, and signing crew timesheets.In general, occasionally climb ladders and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Minimum RequirementsHS Diploma or equivalent5 Years Relevant Construction / Maintenance ExperiencePreferred Qualifications/Skills/AttributesBachelor's Degree in Construction Management or SimilarExperience in Commercial / Industrial T or Experience in Management PreferredMay have a background in structural, mechanical, or electrical (preferred) construction / engineering but must at a minimum be familiar with construction prints/drawings.OSHA 10 hour and MEA specific training is beneficialMust exhibit strong written and verbal communication capabilities.Must be competent in basic computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe).Must be organized, self-motivated, and detail oriented.Must be able to work well in a group setting and manage simultaneous tasks.Must be willing to travel as needed. Travel and lodging costs are reimbursable.Must possess a valid driver's license and personal vehicle to frequent construction sites.Orbital Engineering, Inc. has provided worldwide professional engineering and consulting services since 1969. Our commitment to quality, responsiveness, and attention to detail has earned us the reputation as a leading provider of engineering and design services.A commitment to excellence and hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, career advancement opportunities, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, 401(k), and supplemental insurance.Orbital Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO/AA/M-F-V-D. Orbital Engineering, Inc. seeks diversity among its employees. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential job functions.

Keywords: Orbital, Hammond , Electrical Construction Coordinator, Professions , Hammond, Indiana

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